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Aboard our vessels, our guest sailors gain knowledge and acquire skills while taking in the splendor of the Bay and making new friends. Through our sailing team-building and hands-on instruction, our guest sailors also develop confidence and self-esteem. Affirming our mission of personal transformation, participants have shared feelings of insight, renewed confidence and a sense…

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“It was another spectacular day for me going sailing with you. I can’t thank you enough. I didn’t have a clue how much of ‘me’ had slipped away into some cold stoic place. If one forgets who they are (which I did) they can forget their worth as a human being. I don’t think I…

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“I went sailing with the Transformational Sailing crew this weekend and found it to be both a challenging and rewarding experience. I met new people and enjoyed the instant camaraderie. I’m a veteran and have PTSD and social phobias and this was a good opportunity for me to integrate and become more comfortable around new…

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Transformational Sailing is active in both Marin & Sonoma Counties. Through organizations like Vet Connect (Santa Rosa Veterans Hall Chapter 78), we provide a meaningful experience at no cost to those who are suffering, either physically or emotionally, or who might benefit from time spent on the water. Watch our video to get an idea…

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Press Articles

Here are just some of the press articles on Transformational Sailing that have been written on how we are helping Veterans by “Get on Board with Sailing”

New Ways to Treat PTSD

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatment has been a controversial topic among mental healthcare practitioners. Too many theories and not enough hands-on research, if you ask me. Now, in a new study, researchers have determined that an “integrated approach” is best for individuals experiencing PTSD. The integrated approach, according to Katherine L. Mills, Ph.D., of the University…

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Official Launch

For Immediate Release Bay Area Veterans Get On-board With Sailing Healing Benefits and Free Sailing Excursions Bring Vets To The Water Sausalito (2012) – Aboard the Amakua there is camaraderie where once there was stress. Veterans of many conflicts are finding peace and tranquility on the healing waters of the San Francisco Bay. On all…

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